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Simple keys to winter wellness

Simple keys to winter wellness

It is that time of year where our health is far more easily affected by the cold damp weather. Everyone and their cat (and kids) seems to have a winter cold and there are an army of people with "Flu like symptoms" following their pointless winter jabs. But what can you do to make sure that you are the oasis of health, the fortress of wellness this winter? Read on and find out.

Is Meditation an important key to climbing success?

Is Meditation an important key to climbing success?

This started out as a little discussion between my climbing partner and I about why she felt her development was starting to fall behind mine. We always climb together, we climb the same routes, we climb for the same length of time, she certainly has more tenacity and courage than I do for a lot of climbs. But recently I'm starting to go 1-2 grades ahead of her and they look like they are getting easier (sort of), so why?

I've gained so much from practicing Yoga in the dark

I've gained so much from practicing Yoga in the dark

Today is a very special day, it marks the quarter day between winter solstice and spring equinox, we're half way back to the point where there is more light in the day than dark. As we hit this point, I wanted to share what I've gained from all the practice in the dark I have been doing for the last 4-5 months.